extrafusal

adjective

ex·​tra·​fu·​sal -ˈfyü-zəl How to pronounce extrafusal (audio)
: situated outside a striated muscle spindle
extrafusal muscle fibers
compare intrafusal

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“Extrafusal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extrafusal. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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